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3 Steps to Choose the Right Carriers for Your Network

For shippers, determining which carrier partners best fit their network is not a minor undertaking. With over 500,000 different...

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The Power of Shipper Collaboration | The Mercury Group

The Mercury Group event rallies the world’s largest brands behind a shared vision: to further advance problem solving and...

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Libyan Unrest & Trucking Payroll Cuts | Weekly News Update

Battle Rages for Libya’s Capital, Airport Bombed Libya, one of the most volatile nations apart of the Organization of...

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2019 Diesel Tax | Updates and Proposals by State

Fuel taxes often fly under the radar as key components of a typical fuel price buildup. Yet, state-level fuel...

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AMLO Presidency First 100 Days | Energy Policy

Mexican President Andres Manuel López Obrador recently completed his first 100 days in office – a critical time in...

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Crude Oil’s Wait-and-See Approach | Weekly News Update

Crude Takes a Wait-and-See Approach The crude market has been taking a wait-and-see approach while several events play out. ...

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IMO 2020 Impacts on Marine and OTR Shipping | Update

Upcoming IMO sulfur regulations are expected to be felt most acutely by the maritime shipping industry—and persist in doing...

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Oil’s Largest Quarterly Rise Since 2009 | Weekly News Update

Oil Set for Biggest Quarterly Rise Since 2009 Crude oil surpassed $60 per barrel (bbl) on Friday to make...

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Routing Guide Best Practices to Optimize Your Supply Chain

The goal of transportation for shippers is, first and foremost, to move goods to market – but doing so...

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Canada Carbon and OPEC Crossroads | April Advisor Preview

The transitioning price curve of crude oil and refined products in the early parts of 2019 gave way to...

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Carbon Tax Canada | Transportation Cost Impacts on April 1

As April 1 Canadian carbon taxes are applied, shippers should expect carriers to reach out to negotiate rate increases, or...

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Uncertain Future of OPEC+ Supply Cuts | Weekly News Update

Uncertain Future of OPEC+ Supply Cuts The future of the crude oil cuts set by the Organization of Petroleum...

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CERAWeek 2019 Summary | The World’s Premier Energy Event

Last week at the world’s premier energy conference, CERAWeek 2019 convened stakeholders, subject matter experts, and leaders from across...

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Removing Distortion | Conversation with our COO’s

As global supply chains become ever more complex, shippers have limited visibility into the factors that impact their freight...

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Gas Tax Hikes & Truck Reservation System | Weekly News Update

Alabama’s Gas Tax Hike Signed into Law Proposals for diesel and gas tax increases have been making more headlines...

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After Your Transportation RFP Carrier Consistency Decreases

As most shippers traditionally conduct capacity sourcing events or RFPs, full transportation networks are sent out to bid—often leading...

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The Green New Deal | Policy Response to Changing Technology and Public Opinion

Whether it takes place locally, nationally, or globally, meeting global climate change abatement goals requires alignment in available technology,...

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OPEC Policy Decision Delay & Decreased Truck Orders | Weekly News Update

OPEC Likely to Defer Output Policy Decision Until June The Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and supporting nations (OPEC+)...

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TPM Conference 2019 | Key Takeaways for BCOs

This year’s Trans-Pacific Maritime (TPM) Conference—the annual gathering of the trans-Pacific and global maritime container shipping and logistics community—highlighted...

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The New “BAF” Program | Accurate & Transparent Marine Fuel Management with Breakthrough

Since our inception in 2004, Breakthrough has been the pioneer in helping shippers accurately manage their transportation energy spend. ...

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US Sanctions in Venezuela | Impact on Global Energy Markets

Key Implications of Venezuelan Sanctions On Global Energy Markets Venezuela’s health has incrementally deteriorated through roughly two decades of...

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Delayed Tariff Increases & Electric Truck Requirements | Weekly News Update

Trump to Delay Tariff Increases on Chinese Imports On February 24, US President Trump tweeted that the US and...

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March Advisor Preview | Transpiration of OPEC Cuts and Canada Carbon Pricing

March 2019 Advisor Preview | Transpiration of OPEC Cuts and Canada Carbon Pricing January’s upward price behavior differed from...

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United States Climate Alliance Gains New Membership | History & Implications for Transportation

The United States Climate Alliance gained its 21st member on February 12, 2019—now officially representing more than half of...

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